I had the pleasure of joining Sadie Hawkins for an episode of Socially-Distant Networking, where we talked about creativity, confidence, rejection, improvisation, tarot reading, labyrinth walking, Burning Man, belly dancing, and so much more.
There's a lot happening here on the Enrichment blog, where I'm introducing each of the Enrichment Women (only four left!), writing about each of the Touchstones and what they mean to me (this week, I wrote about Compassion), and touching on other questions that people have asked about.
What prevents me from being creative? Why do I struggle so mightily-- usually with the voices in my own head-- over naming myself creative?
A hug from Jaia is a thing of wonder. She waits, listens, heart-to-heart, until your breathing begins to synchronize. She invites you to be present in the moment, with another human being, with yourself.
When I lay all seven Touchstones out, side-by-side, Circle is smack-dab in the center. In an ideal world, we would be able to have our shit figured out before we sit in Circle, and yet we wake up there, messy, in media res.
Are you masterminding an event or planning a retreat? Looking to spark innovation in the workplace? Or maybe you're seeking to celebrate life's transitions-- from coming of age, to an engagement, to a family reunion.
These women are glamorous, articulate, and opinionated. They're dancers, musicians, visual artists, aerialists, and circus performers who capture my very imagination.
Several days before Halloween, which is a delightful way to begin a story, I received a question. Onça’s message asked why I believed that we, as a subculture of dancers, have felt drawn to incorporating a womanly sacredness into our lives. And the question cut to the heart of the maze of words I’ve been walking lately.
Recently, I crossed a writing milestone: 40% complete with my rough draft. I only wish I could calculate how much of that has involved a Siamese fur barnacle purring against my left leg.